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More than 7,000 solar installations on net metering in Brazil

The combined capacity of all of the solar installations on net metering in Brazil stands at 57.6 MW.

ReneSola enters partnership with China Resources Leasing worth US$145 million annually

Chinese fully-integrated solar developer ReneSolar has signed the partnership with the significant holding company that would see China Resources Leasing provide it with an annual credit facility no smaller than RMB 1 billion (US$ 145.8 million) to expand its downstream project development.

BNRG and Neoen announce joint venture to develop €220 million solar projects in Ireland

The €220 million deal has been signed by Irish company BNRG and French energy firm Neoen to build 23 solar parks in Ireland, totalling 220MW.

Another 100 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar being tendered in India

Government enterprise Central Electronics Limited (CEL) is tendering the new rooftop capacity using the RESCO model for projects nationwide, with bidders given until March to apply, according to market analyst Mercom Capital.

Eltek to install solar arrays at over 100 hospitals in Zimbabwe

Norwegian-based power solutions company Eltek is installing the systems as part of the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP), with the aim of supplying safe and reliable power to hospital that have poor access to grid electricity in the African country.

Mercom: Battery storage funding shifts to deployment

The latest report by Mercom Capital shows that while debt and public market financing for battery storage companies declined in 2016, that battery storage project funds raised $820 million during the year.

Manz enters into massive CIGS partnership in China

The German tool maker will supply €263 million worth of thin-film production equipment to two Chinese companies, as well as turning over its R&D company to a joint venture.

BayWa sells 47 MW of solar plants to PSE&G Solar Source

New Jersey-based utility Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) is branching out its solar acquisition portfolio, by acquiring two utility-scale PV plants from BayWa r.e. in North Carolina, through its subsidiary PSEG Solar Source.

Hanergy to accept Hong Kong regulator demands over trading resumption

Hanergy Thin Film Power (HTF) says it will not contest an order by Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to pay outstanding debts to its subsidiaries, as it seeks to resume trading of its stock.

Hangzhou Fengling finishes 200 MW solar-aquaculture project

The developer connected the massive installation to the grid earlier this month in eastern China, roughly 150 kilometres south of Shanghai.